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Ivan Illich

Ivan IllichAKA Ivan Dinko Illich

Born: 4-Sep-1926
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: 2-Dec-2002
Location of death: Bremen, Germany
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Oberneuland Cemetery, Bremen, Germany

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Asexual
Occupation: Philosopher, Religion

Nationality: Austria
Executive summary: Deschooling Society

Father: I. Piero (civil engineer, b. 1890, m. 1925, d. 1942)
Mother: Ellen Rose Regenstreif-Ortlieb "Maexie" (b. 1901, m. 1925, d. 1965)
Brother: Aleksandr J. "Sascha" (architect, younger twin, b. 1928, d. 2009)
Brother: Michael J. (younger twin, b. 1928)

    High School: Liceo Scientifico Leonardo da Vinci, Florence
    University: University of Florence
    Theological: Pontifical Gregorian University, Vatican City (1943-46)
    University: PhD History, University of Salzburg
    Administrator: Vice Rector, Catholic University of Ponce, Puerto Rico (1956-60)

    Ordained by the Roman Catholic Church (1951)
    Croatian Ancestry (paternal)
    German Ancestry (maternal)
    Jewish Ancestry (maternal)
    Risk Factors: Opium

Author of books:
Celebration of Awareness: A Call for Institutional Awareness (1970)
The Church: Change and Development (1970)
The Dawn of Epimethean Man and Other Essays (1970)
Deschooling Society (1971)
Tools for Conviviality (1973)
Energy and Equity (1974)
Medical Nemesis (1976)
Toward a History of Needs (1978)
The Right To Useful Unemployment And Its Professional Enemies (1978)
Shadow Work (1981)
Gender (1982)
H2O and the Waters of Forgetfulness (1985)
ABC: The Alphabetization of the Popular Mind (1988, with Barry Sanders)
In the Mirror of the Past (1992)
In the Vineyard of the Text: A Commentary to Hugh's Didascalicon (1993)

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